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 $���������.  b'f  n  I  $$. '.'���������  ii  Ml  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon, Star"  Vol. IX., No. 22..  4BB0TSF0RD, B, C,', FRIDAY,  _____&������&������&&-.  ; $1.00 per Year  /_?  -���������_���������  Pioneer Store - Abbotsford  The Sale of Sweater Coats,   Men's  Underwear, Men's and Women's  Boots and Shoes is to  be continued:   .i\.������������������>-���������'..'--. - ��������� ���������  i_g__t_<a������i������j._jma^v>5������s^__j_-_Aum_iji.    ..,;,',/-.  ,  . ,- Sweater Coats at "....'...COST  MEN'S     UNDERWEAR  Regular $1.25 at :.... 75c  ,  Regular $1.50 at  $1.00  MEN   AND   WOMEN'S  Boots and Shoes to clear at ���������  ACTUAL COST.  And other Articles too nu<  / merous to mention.  Watch our Windows for Bargaina  Dry Goods arid Groceries, Etc,  LOCAL AND PERSOiL  BORN���������To MrW.mul Alia. ,E. Ruthig,  on Sunday February 28th, a son.  BORN���������To MrC and Mrs. Hickmott,  on Monday,-February 22nd, a son  Mr. Johnny-Rhodes is now on service with the -104th New Westminster Fusiliers at Nanaimo.  Mr. and,Mrs.; C. R. Crist have returned to Matsqui after spending a  delightful trip in the sunny climes of  California.  Mr.   J.  J.  Sarrow is, looking very  cheerful   again, now   that   his. auto  is   back   from.- the   Coast    ���������* Tis   said  'that Constable Renner is on the qui  viy_e each' fine day.   ���������  RISHOP WAS PRESENT AT  CONFIRMATrW1 SERVICES  _______&'.-  In the presence of a crowded congregation the Right Rev. A. U. De  Pencier, Bishop of New Westminster  diocese, conducted a' confirmation  service' at the Anglican Church on  Sunday afternoon, assisted in the devotions by the Rev. C. F. Yates, vicar, the Bishop gave a very inspiring and interesting sermon. Those  who were confirmed by- the Bishop  are Misses J. Alanson,. E. .Lovedar,  Florence Parton, Mrs. F. C. Wiggins,  Mrs. A. A. Forbes Calland, Miss M  Laxton, Messrs S. Greene-and T. Lov-  edar.  REEVE    MUNROE    RESIGNS  IRVINE-MAINS  There are now some forty members in the local troop of the B. C.  Horse. Foot drills are held each  Monday- and Thursday evenings and  mounted  drills- on Sundays.- "  Hr. Harry Hammond was a visitor  to Abbotsford on Thursday.  ^^5  _s___hs____h  _____  sgese  sag/  Mr. Lee is extending his confectionary store on the main street. Mr.  Lee found that he must have more  room to meet- his rapidly-increasing  business.  ���������.���������.Mjs. .Yates^-arhq is;nqw nursed by  Her daughter' Miss.' "Yates, of Calgary, asd Nurse Ryan/is slowly improving in health.-   ,* -\  There is no stopping  he gets  on  the wing.  'Birdie" once  During the absence of Miss Edna  ���������McMaster,  who has'been .indisposed  haying contracted a.chill, Miss'Rucker took her place-as operator at the  local telephone. ���������="  The marriage took lace at Vancouver on Monday of Miss Edith Myrtle  Mains of Abbotsford and Mr. James  Randall Irvine. The wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr.  Sipprell at the. residence of the aunt  of the brid/e The congratulatioss  of the many local friends of the  oi the bride. The congratulations  married   couple.  FRASER VALLEY DEVELOP-.  MENT 'LEAGUE MEETS  ENTERTAINMENT AT ABBOTS-  FORD ON THE 8th  On Monday March 8th an entertainment will be given in the Gazley  Hall at Abbotsford whicli^ promises  to^be both splendid and "attractive  TJhe preceeds of the entertainment  will go to the Belgian Fund. Miss  Madeline de la Giroday has the pro-  'gramme in charge  . Special arrangements have been  made for accommodation of those  who  come from a  distance.  The  programme  will  comprise:  1st. Overture by the Orchestra;  2nd  An  exciting French  Comefly in two  acts   with  pretty  sceneries  and   ten  personages.    The  subject     of     this  ' comedy resumed in English will' be'  read before the play by the chairman  Everyone will understand .and appreciate; 3rd A concert of 10 numbers well choiced music pieces; 4th  a Pretty Comic English sketch by 2  personages; 5th A wonderful hypnotic illusion;' 6th A Tableau represent-  . ing Peace with all nations who want  and  love  peace.  Doors will be open at 7 p. m. sharp  Entertainment will stajrt at 8:10.  Adults 50 cents: Children 15 cents.  Children will be well placed in side  seats; '  The quarterly communion service  of the Presbyterian church will be  -held'on Sabbath, March 14th.,  . There is one thing the war nor' the  hard times cannot deprive us of and  that is our beautiful weather.  Mrs. Gazley and Mrs. Eby are under the doctors' care in Dalton hospital, Sumas, and are reported doing  very' well.  Mr. and Mrs. Chjttick gave a  dance at the mill camp on Saturday  evening.   ���������  . Miss Emma Trethewey who has  been unwell for the last few weeks  has gone to New Westminster for a  change of scene and to recuperate.  In her absence. Mr. Brett has taken  her place as teacher at Peardonville  school.  Miss Forester, of Vancouver, has  returned to Abbotsford where she is  again busy as dressmaker with Jas.  Ross & Co.  MEETING WAS    POSTPONED  Mr. R. C. Abbott who was to hold  a meeting at Mt. Lehman on Tuesday had to-postpone it until the 24th  in order to permit the farmers to attend the meting at Gifford.   ,  Some Very large timbers are being  shipped through Mission these days  On Saturday a couple of cars were  loaded with four timbers, two about  90 feet long and squaring off at 28  inches/ while two about CO feet long  and squaring at  42  inches.  A full report of the annual meeting of the local Conservative Association held on Monday is unavoidably  held over until next week. The  meeting was an enthusiastic one. Dr.  Swift was elected president for 1915  and Mr. C. A. Davison, secretary.  The Rev. Dr. McKinnon of Kitsil-  ano Presbyterian church will give  gospel addresses in the Presbyterian  church, Abbotsford on the evenings  of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday  and Friday of the coming week. The  meetings are open to the public and  all are heartily invited to attend.  DRY GOODS, MILLINERY,   LADIES   AND CHILDREN'  WEAR,  HOSIERY, GLOVES, CORSETS, NOTIONS,  FANCY  HANDKERCHIEFS,       NECKWEAR  BLOUSES,     HOYS' CLOTHING, GENTS'  FURNISHINGS,   ETC., ETC.  OF.INTEREST TO LADIES���������  We have a complete line in stock of the celebrated "D & A" Corsets, all qualities and prices. This corset is specially known for  its satisfactory fitting and durability. Any style to fit any figure.  Prices 75c to $4.00 and upwards.  MILLINERY���������  Our  pretty  Hats  are arriving  daily   from   the   principle     fashion  centres and we will be in a position   to  satisfy  the taste and  the  purse of everyone., ,      , :   ....,;..''& Z  DRESSMAKING���������    " ���������. * ''*;''W^iSIPli  Miss Forrester is now open to take further orders for the season.  Abbotsford, B. C.  The Ladies' Aid of the St. Paul's  church, Huntingdon, met in > the  church on Wednesday afternoon.   .  The annual meeting of the Fraser  Valley Development League will    be  held in New Westminster on Friday.  March 12, when it will be decided as  to whether-the League will.be carried oh-for the coming year-or not.  During the past year the League  has not had the.support of the Municipalities that it should have received,   nevertheless  it   is  an  organization that should be the means of a  lot'of good being done in the way "of  bringing to.the attention of-the powers that be' the' requirements of the  farmers of the Fraser Valley.  It is not definitely known yet as  to whether-the. League-will wind up  its affairs and call it quits or not,  but in reviewing the work taken up  during the past year or two of its  existence, it must be remembered it  was the Fraser Valley Development  League that first called to the attention of government the necessity for  having, a market commissioner for  the Fraser Valley by appointing Mr.  R. C. Abbott last summer; it was the  League that stirred up the credits to  the farmers, and it is believed that  what was said and written in this  connection had much to do with the  bill that comes before the provincial  house this week granting the long  term credits to the farmers of the  province; if the work of the first year  is gone overv some reference might  be found to the ��������� Pitt River bridge,  which is now an almost accomplished  fact; it was the Fraser Valley Development League that brought to the  attention of the people of Vancouver  the important fact of patronizing the  Fraser Valley products���������of course  with the assistance of the press, and  in this paricular the Vancouver Sun  deserves credit.    Is this not enough  Just as we go to. press word  reaches this office that- Reeve  Munroe of Sumas Municipality  has resigned his.office as reeve  of the Municipality.  He will not sit at the council  board this Saturday as reeve.  No cause has been assigned to  this paper .for the action of the  reeve. ,  It-is to-be'regretted that Reeve  Munroe hm seen lit to resign  as thereby Sumas Municipality-  has lost an able and paiiisaking  public official,   ���������--        ��������� - ���������  ���������  FIGHTING ABBOTSFORD MEN  ���������The Abbotsford men are sure leaving for the war in Europe���������answering the .country's call. The following is a list of those who have joined  for active service and among them  are twelve of the football team.  1st Contingent: "M. Rhodes, ���������  Peagram, A. Dudden, H. E. Lloyd, W  Ferguson, A.* A.  Fermbr,  A.  Amies.  Stanley Knott, captain of the Yukon-Contingent.  2nd and 3rd contingent: . Guy,  Hands, Perks, Kidwell, Brown, Adams, Welch, Kirkbride,, Attwood, G.  Southern,   G.   Anderton.  Canadian-.-Mouhted'Rifles; H. John  stone, G. Gellette, ,G,_ Gough, C. Hulton-Harrop, J. Heath, A.'. Hulton-  Harrop.... ....',_ ""  Royal Navy:  H. Donnelly.  B. Davey.  ENTERTAINMENT IN THE  POPLAR SCHOOL  The Presbytery of ' Westminster  metthis week in Vancouver on Tuesday and Wednesday and was address- to guarantee the life of the League  ed by the Rev. Dr. Herridge of Ottawa, Moderator of the Grand Assembly. The Presbytery nominated Rev  Dr. Neil of Toronto for the office,  of moderator for the coming assembly, which is to meet at Kingston,  Ont on June.the 2nd in Queen's College there and chose the following  ministers of the Presbytery to be  commissioners to the Assembly: A.  Ross of the Yukon Territory: J. L.  Campbell, E. A. Henry, F. W. Kerr,  M. G. Melvin, A. L. Burch, J. R.  Wright, J A. Logan, J. S Henderson  Principal Mackay, R. J. Douglas and  E. L. Pidgeon, and also the same  number of elders.  Mrs. J. A. McGowan and children  are visiting are visiting her sister,  Mrs. W. F. Knox, of Seattle.  for another year? It has been a hard  struggle but the fact that some of  the things that the League has gone  afer have been accomplished, shows  that there is a necessity for some  such organization, and there being  a necessity it should be supported by  every municipal council and board of  trade in the Valley, but then all of  us are not of the same mind or the  organization would be a flourishing  success.  The Fraser Valley Record says  long live the Fraser Valley Development League and may 1915 bring  the League prosperity of organisation  '    A spendid entertainment was provided in the Popular school on ��������� Saturday last by the best of local talent  in   aid   of   the   Pine   Grove   church.  Mr.   E.   E.   Rex  occupied   the- chair'"���������  The principl item on the program"  was the short play "The Area Belle"  Miss P.-Williams as the Area Belle  and Mr. J. Aitken as the .policeman  'starred.' Other parts were also well  taken by Mrs. Williams, Mr. H. -Hill-  Tout  and  Mr.  W.  Hill-Tout,   Maste  Williams rendered his song in good  style   and   was   deservedly  encored:"  Recitations   were, given   by_ Miss  J.  Duncan,  Mr. J. "Aitken  (musical recitation accompanied by Mrs. C. Hill-  Tout)  and the ever opular Tom Hig-.  ginson:   Quartette by  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Rix, Miss Rix and Mr. S. Green: Piano  solo  by  Mrs.  Harold  Hill-Tout  Club swinging by Mr. R. Higginson:  Cello  Solos by Mr.  Rix and several  interesting patriotic Tableaux    made  up an interesting and varied program  Mrs. Hill-Tout and Miss Rex accompanied during the   evening:      Light  refreshments   were     served   and     a  dance  followed.  Many people    were  present from Abbotsford and enjoy-  the entertainment.  (This  good  item  of  news  was  overlooked  last'-issue.)  MAY   DAY   ITEMS  Annie McPhee, elected Queen for  1915. Her maids of honor are  Katy Parton, Erma Brooke, Jessie  Coogan and Muriel McCallum. Ex-  Queen is Jessie Anderson with the  same maids'.of honor as last year,  namely Emily Alanson, Isabel McPhee Rhoda Clark and Thelma, Taylor The festival is under the sanie  management as before. The date  has been set for the 7th of May. The  children are to be drilled by Mrs.  George C.lrke; practices beginning  next week,  in the Alexandria  Hall.  A splendid programme is being  provided and the children are as  anxious as ever to do their best. It  is to be hoped the weather man will  be kind and send a nice sunny day  Miss Ida Boulter is to be Misa  Canada.  The fine spring like weather encourages all .who have gardens and  all the ranchers to get the land ready  for seeding.      ���������  Messrs' P. D. Roe, Mayor of Port  Moody and G. D. Brymner, manager  of the Bank of Montreal motored to  Abbotsford last Saturday.  ��������� iiiM  '"._  !.-'  ?-���������'  v\  >K  ?r>���������* .������������������.v..-..1Tr���������^  T������  "T"1 r"$r"p*_"'   rr^T'lvS!!^'^'',"^ _Hr*t'���������^r������TW^  1      i"-"      ���������* '        ���������*    '**rnr  H".''.iiit*������.-'v r ��������� p.'-1!. -"i"?!4!* wi:yii^_____Nj?_L___'_L_B_,._L'j__._  ' ' B_B������i____aE__M_________M___BB   :~ -____) ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD., B. C.  ^���������Mik.  THE ABBOTSFOBD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made known- on .application  Shibboleth���������Neither   for   uer   agin'   the   Government  Our  J. A. BATES,  Editor, and.,Proprietor  FRIDAY,   MARCH  5th,  ' When the Russians get access to  the sea via Constantinople - then  should Russia with its winter port  make herself felt in the commerce of  the world.  The German Blockade shows that  John Bull is not too slow* to play a  waiting game���������then bring something  that will really make itself felt.  When Uncle Sam lays aside the  monetary side of neutrality then  shall we see the nation trying to  make herself useful for the peace of  the world.  With the war ended and the Emperor of Germany where the nations  will place him���������unless he dies before  hand���������and the Sultan of Turkey,  residing somewhere in the heart of  Asia Minor, European civilization  should advance along the lines of  freedom.  (From Fraser Valley Record)  It may be���������although apparently  not likely���������that Mission City will be  treated to an evening on "Patriotism  and Production" by representatives  of .the Dominion and Provincial legislatures, or their appointees. It how  ever reminds one of the favorite say-  ing in the story of Croly, the old  Scotch parson, who used to occasionally imbibe rather freely, but who  always said "Dinna do as I do, but  do as I say". What a government  through its peoples' representatives  tell the people, it itself should carry,  into practice, and in various ways  should make it easy for the' people  to put into actual ..practice..  Martin Burrell,  Minister of -Agriculture for the Dominion House, representing Kootenay,a district where  there is probably less agriculture going on-than any other rural district  in Canada, conceived an idea that it  would be a good idea to have speakers hold meetings    throughout    the  country, to tell the frmers to use the  Best Seed;  to Clean your Seed, and  how to solve the    Farm    "Labour"  Problem,  also  suggesting    the    Increasing of your Stock; etc.���������a matter   or  matters  that  the   provincial  government has been spending much  time and labor on, and with success.  From the time of the cultivation of  the first acre of land.in Canada���������several hundred years ago���������the farmer  ha_ endeavored to carry this out- to  the best of his ability and without  much assistance from    the  government at    Ottawa.    Of    course proclaiming these homely truths to the  few farmers who attend these meetings will do no real harm, but there  is  something  more than mere platform oratory wanted.    He wants the  assistance of the government���������thedo-  minion' government in protecting the  Canadian markets    against    foreign  products brought into the country to  the detriment of the Canadian farmer.   ��������� In   this   matter   the   provincial  government is helpless, but it must  be admitted they are telling the fruitgrowers and farmers of this province  a lot of useful things about the best  way to grow fruit, etc., even passing  a resolution asking    the    Dominion  government to put a duty on foreign  fruit in order to conserve the markets of the province for the.men who  till the soil in the province. The Mc-  Bride government are to bo commended for the course of instruction they  are carying out during the past few  years. ,       '  The Canadian farmer is alive to  the many opportunities that are before him these days, but instead of  holding meetings throughout the provinces, the Dominion government had  better pass legislation, to assist the  people in having the full benefit of  the home market.  One of the reasons that these touring encyclopaedias of useful information to farmers did not come to  this district north of the\.Fraser is  that they probably were ashamed to  face the fruitgrower with their ideas  for fear of being iip against it with  awkward- questions which the frui-  grower might ask him about the protecting the prairie markets and the  provincial markets for the-fruitgrowers of this province. The fruitgrowers can ask these questions all right.  The Dominion government under  Mr. Martin Burrell is taking the impractical course, although some of  the oratory is no, doubt good.  What does Mr., Blakemore know  about the-farming and frulgrowing  of this province or any other. He is  merely an engineer; or a handy man  to pick up a few dollars from the  Doukhobor commission or a hot-air  speil to a small audience of farmers  many of whom know a lot more  than he does about the subjects he  talks about.  When such an important work is  being carried on, why not get all  experts in the particular line taken  up-?- '  BRITISH  COLUMBIA'S  MORATORIUM  ��������� The following is the full* text of,  the moratorium measure introduced  in the British Columbia.legislature:  ���������1. In- this- Act���������"Instrument"  means and includes any mortgage,  charge, encumbrance, agreement of  sale- on -.other, instrument charging  land with the payment of money, in  respect of or affecting land- situate  within the province, and whether  created before or after the coming  into force of this act; but shall, not  include liens under the "Mechanics'  Lien Act" or a certificate of judgment:  "Land" includes all-real property,  and every estate, right, title and interest in land or real property, both  legal and equitable,, and of whatsoever nature and kind, and any contingent, "executory* of future interest  therein, and a possibility, whether  the object of the gift or limitation  of' such interest or possibility be  ascertained or not, and also a right  of entry, whether immediate or future, and whether vested or contingent, into and upon any land.  Power to Authorize-  .2. (1). Notwithstanding any  rule of court or provision of any  statute, the Lieutenant-Governor-in  Council may, by proclamation���������  (a). Authorize any judge or any  court in the province in which any  action or proceeding was pending  on the first day of August,- 1914, or  has since been or may hereafter be  taken to secure any right, remedy,  or obligation under any instrument,  or in respect of the lands, moneys,  covenants, stipulations or agreements  or contained therein, by order���������  (I) To postpone the payment of  and moneys relating wholly or in  part to principal due or accruing  due in pursuance of such instrument  and for such purpose to stay any  action or proceeding and the execution of any process already in such  action, and any proceeding to enforce,  payment of sale, writ of execution, or  other process of the. court, and registration of certificate of judgment  in any such action, until after the  lapse of a time named in such order  May Stay Proceedings  (ii). In case of any action or  judgment recovered in any action  brought upon the covenants or agreements contained in any instrument  for the payment of interest, or    of  taxes, or premiums or" insurance, to  stay any proceedings to'enforce payment of the same by registration of  certificate of judgment against or  sale of any land charged by such  instrument until after the lapse of  a time named in such order; and  (iii.) To fix the period to be allowed for redemption of land or any  mortgage or'charge, thereon in any-  such action or proceeding; and in  any such action or proceeding in'  which the time for redemption has  been fixed, to extend the same until  after th������ lapse of a time named, in  such  order.    ,      ,.  (b)'.' Authorize any judge of the  Supreme Court of British Columbia  to order that no sale by virtue of  any power of sale or by any other  extra!-judicial process whatsoever  under the authority of any clause 1"  any instrument shall be made, executed, or carried into effect until after  the, lapse of a time named in such  order.  Application and Order  (2) Any order may be granted  under this section upon an application in a summary manner upon  such notice and% founded on such  evidence, by affidavit or by the examination of witnesses, as the udge to  whom the application is made may,  approve; but no order shall be granted under this section, unless upon  cause shown by the person liable to  make. the payment or standing in  the position of a defendant, and after  considering all tho circumstances, of  the case and the position of,all parties..  (a). The judge is of opinion that  time should be given to such person  on the ground that he ia unable immediately to make the payment by  reason, of circumstances attributable  directly or indirectly, to .the present  war; or  (b)..The judge is of the opinion  that justice and right demand that  some relief be given. .    ' -  Subject--to the provisions contained in any proclamation issued , under this act, every order so granted  may be' upon such terms, conditions  and- limitations, including the reservation of'leave to" apply to vary the  same, as such judge may deem proper. The costs of every such application and order may be fixed by the  judge before whom the application is  made, and shall ;be payable by .the  applicant. Every order shall have  effect according to Its terms, and  there shall be no .appeal from such  order.  (3) Any sale made or purporting  to be mftde in contravention of any  such order shall be absolutely null  and void.  (4) Any such proclamation may  authorize the judge of ,any county  court within whose territorial jurisdiction no judge of the Supreme  Court resides to have and possess  the same authority and powers in respect of actions or proceedings in'the  Supreme Court, or of sales by virtue  of any power of sale or by any-other  extra-judicial process- whatsoever, relating to land situate within such  territorial jurisdiction, as any judge  of the Supreme Court is by such proclamation authorized to exercise.   ���������  May Vary Proclamation  (5( Any such proclamation may  be varied, extended, revoked, or renewed by any subsequent proclamation, and separate proclamation may  be made dealing with separate sub-  jects.  (6) Notwithstanding anything  contained in this section, action may  be brought upon the covenants or a-  greements contained in any instra-  ment for the payment of interest or  of taxes or premiums of insurance,  and the judgment recovered in such  action may be enforced against the  goods and lands of the defendant.but  any proceedings to enforce payment  of the same by sale of any land  charged or accepted by* such instrur  ment may.be stayed by order under  subsection (1). ������������������>  3. The proceedinga cf any application for an order under this act  shall,  so' far as not  expressly pro  in accordance with the'ordinary practice of the court in dealing with similar matters  ,The powers given under this act  shall be in addition to,- and not in  derogation of, any other powers of  any court or" judge.  5. Nothing in, this act shall apply to .any money payable as rent  under a lease the terms of which do  not in any way, create a charge, on  land in respect of payment of such  money.  THE SEED LAWr  gary, Altai. Two ounces of grass  seed, white or .alsike ' clover ;\ four  punces of������-red clover\, alfalfaNpr ��������� seed  of'^like size and one pound of cereals  are desired. Samples require,postage but are .tested free of charge up  to 25 in number for each person or  firm. - .  SEED   BRANCH,Ottawa.  AVILL HOLD MEETING ON MAR 0  With the opening qf the 1915 seed  trade, seedsmen, farmers and gardeners may wish to review the conditions under which sales may be  made. The Seed Control Act provides that timothy, alsike, red clover  and alfalfa seed must not be put on  sale for the purpose of seeding with  out being plainly marked with the  grade, namely: Extra No. 1, No. 1.,  No. 2, No. 3. Farmers may sell seed  below No. 3 in quality only to dealers to be cleaned and brought up to  grade. All other grass, clover and  forage plant seeds and those of cereals and1 flax must be marked In a  plain and indelible manner with the  common name or names of any- noxious weed seeds present.  " Seed of cereals, flax, grasses, clovers, forage plants, field roots and  garden vegetables must havo a germination of two-thirds of tho percentage standard of vitality for good  seed of the kind or be marked with  the percentage that are capable of  germinating. "Papered seeds" must  be marked -with the year in which  the packet was.filled.  Representative samples of seeds  for purity and germination ��������� tests  may be sent to tlie .Seed Branch, Cal-  The meeting advertised for Tuesday March 2nd at Matsqui has been  postponed until Saturday March 6th  when Mr. Abbott will give his talk  to the farmers of Matsqui on "The  Vancouver Market" A good attendance  is  expected.  One man in the Nicola Valley .sold  22.horses to the remount purchaser  vided for by this act, be conducted  E. O. Brosidage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work  m  Painting.   Paporhanging and Decorating siv* Mt n call.  Practicnl work  nt  practical prices  XI, JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  m  Your Photogiraplii====  __Nothing will  ~"add more to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home. -���������-���������  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B.  C.      :-:  See me now about that Insurance  e  e  e  i  o  JQjlC-������ a      JLLAv'  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality. *  ___=  esbe  K  ���������k  !!WROTBiCW5P^^ fcREJ AB&0TSP0RD _*09_, A_-&6_SFOfcD, S. 6.  St.  i-  0  S=SH  ���������___  ?%  ��������� '������������������-i..' W"  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, D. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month .  Write the secretary regard ing manufacturing sites  with1 unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  ft, the district, and industries already established." -        /  Little Folks'C  orner  YOU ARE DELIGHTED  when you can get plenty of hot  water, but when the plumbing is  out of order, that's a different  story. It is a good plan to have  your plumbing, looked over every now and then, to see that  it is in proper condition. When  you need a plumber again, remember that we do good plumbing, and our charges - are all,  right.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Sldp Abbotsford  n  W^  nderwear  Stanfields regular.$3 for    $2.00,per Suit  Heavy    Rib . underwear,   regular  $2.50'  for .'.'."., $1.75 per Suit  Abbotsford  _a_*a-_i{_K__ww^^  __M_S__-flMWIl__*lM  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ~ Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and eigars,  RATES,  $1.SO TO  $2.0O  PER  DAY  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  m^i_w_^^___3_____^^  PROPRIETORS  33nK_EIi^H_fed__feaS������g������  BUTCHER  :.,..,c >���������_���������;>���������  Pork, Mutton, }teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  l'UZZMCS-FOR WISH 1IRADS ���������  Charade  At seaside places dandies walk  And-wear my first, and-proudly talk';  But when their betters they salute  My first sometimes will  make them  mute '  Then to my second each will tell ,  His small adventures, and cry, "Well  Let us a'djourn to1 our hotel."  There if you listen for the word,  My whole'may possibly be  heard  In corner snug, where players sit  And exercise their keenest wit.  o STAR   WISHES  A little girl sat up one night,  To watch the first star overhead,  And when she saw its tiny light  These were the words she said:  "Star light!  Star light!  ,   First star seen to-night  Wish  I  may  wish  I  might,  Have the wish I wish to-night.  I wish to have another day,  And   then, I'll   play   and   play,' and  play"  A little owl sat up to day  To watch the last star overhead  And when he.saw.it fade away,  These were the words he said:  "Star light!  Star light!-   '  Last star seen to-night,  ��������� Wish 1 may, wish I might,  Have the,wish I wish to-night  Another, night���������a dark one, too,  When   I- can   fly,   and   cry.   'Whoo!  '   Whoo!'"  Little Hear The  Circus  Man  ,One morning Father. Bear and Mo-  thre Bear went-away to pick blackberries. Mother Bear told Little  Bear to stay in'his own yard. After  his father and mother went away,  Little Bear .was dancing a bear dance  beside the lilac-.bush when a stranger looked thro' the railway and said  "Are you one 'of tlie Three Bears?  Is your father called the Big Bear  and your mother the Middle sized  Bear?"  ��������� "Yes, we are the Three Bears family", said the, Little Bear.  "Then open the gate, and come  with me," said the stranger, 1 am  Mr. Circus Man."  Now the circus man went into the  forest on purpose to catch Little Bear  In his hand he carried a chain and  collar.    He wished to put the collar  round  Little  Bear's  neck  and  drag  him   by the   chain   away   from   the  Bear in*a-tent/with this sign:  Side Show;  Bring the-children to see1 the  Little Bear, whose home was visited -by , ��������� ,- - "  Goldenlocks!--  "Only'ten.-cents admission!'  "You'should go'to the circus and  hear tlie band' play," Little Bear,"  said the man. "And you should see  the circus tents! You should see  the clowns do tricks inside the biggest circus tent!- You should see  the big animals that belong to the  circus! You should see the elephants  from- India! They are bigger than  your house, Little Bear' You should  see the great hijioopotaains and Ui<*j  hi.ge rhinoceros wirh the horn on top  of his nose!'You should listen to che  lion's roar and hear , the tiger's  growl! Will, you come with me to  the  circus,  Little  Bear?"  "I should like to see the circus,"  spoke the Little Bear, "but I can't  go until'my father and mother come  back from the black berry patch. Mr.  Circus Man." I should think* you  would be afraid of the big elephants  bigger than our house?"  "Oh"-answered Mr. Circus Man,"  "I am so brave I am not afraid of  the elephants."  "I should think," went en the  little Bear "that you would be afraid  of the great hippopotamus?  "Oh, -no, Littl- Bear,"-the circus  man said "I am so brave I am not  afraid of anything: You come with  me.    You  see  I   am  not  afraid  of  Mr. Circus Man never finished that  speech, because at that moment the  Father and Mother Bear returned,  and Mr. Circus Man suddenly looked  terribly frightened. For half a second he stared at the Middle-sized  Bear and the Big Bear and then he  turned and ran so fast that his coat  tails  stood  out behind!  Little Bear laughed until he hiccoughs.     What is the matter with M  Circus Man?  asked Little Bear at last.  "He was afraid of us", answered  Mother Bear.  "Afraid of you!" exclaimed Little  Bear; and then he laughed harder  than ever, because he thought it so  funny that any one could be so a-  fraid of his good father and mother  And that night when Little Bear  laughed in his sleep, Mother Bear  smiled and said, "Maybe he is dreaming of Mr. Circus* Man running a-  way from us.    I'-was funny.  ��������� c'ii r   i   ���������   '��������������������������� p_m  ������y������l������nmr.,iA  -t.  is the-time to  i-j-r^wt Trvyjnr"v ******) ��������� _-__!_'".  ABBbtSFOftD   1'rtST  ABBOTSF^D.   B.   0: ,  HUNTINGDON NEWS ITEMS  Miss Turnbull   says  business  continues good at the local post office.  Mr.' Malcolm was a visitor in Chilliwack during the past few days.  The register of the- Alexandria  Hotel is a fair guide of the number  of people passing through this growing town. b Mr. Murphy'.s hostelry is  just as popular and well patronized  as ever. <  The departure of the new butcher  wild located here a few- months ago  is regretted. The ironical part of it  he ,did not advertise in the Post and  thus keep the people from crossing  the line for their meat. Moral: If  a man wants to succeed he should  advertise in the- local paper.  Mr. Charlie Brown continues to  do- a roarisg business at the pool  room and reports that his takings increased substantially since the boys  have been able to shoot pool to, the  tunes of popular music on the piano  player.  DRANEY-PENTLAND  The marriage took place at the  , Queen's Avenue Methodist parsonage  on Wednesday afternoon of Mr. Harr  ry'Royden Draney and. Miss Lilian  - Pentland, Rev. W. W. Abbott officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Draney left for a  trip to the Sound cities before going  to make their, home in Nanaimo.'  CANADIAN  EXHIBIT  IS  MNE   REPRESENTATION  Canadian. Building Contains Mowt  Complete .Individual Agricultural and Mining (Exhibit in tlie Exposition.  Mr. Donald McLean, Port Coquit-  lam's old timer, who with his family has just returned home after  spending the winter, in California,  the itinerary taking in-the Exn?sit-  .ion-, speaks enthusiastically of all he  has seen during the past few monthB  From information and data handed  the Review by Mr. McLean it is readily apparent that the Canadian er-  hibit is a magnificent representation  of the fair Dominion's life and .work  The Oakland Inquirer on the eve of  the opening of the Canadian building   stated:  "Canada, when her building at the  Panama-Pacific International exposition is officially dedicated tomorrow  with ceremonies reminiscent of the  old world pomp, will lay stress on  the fact that she is England's eldest daughter and that as the mother  is not officially represented at the exposition, she will have 'to be host  in the name of the British Empire."  The total investment made is, close  to three-quarter million dollars.  Varied  Exhibit  The Honorable Martin Burrell. Canadian minister of Agriculture, represented the government at the dedication of the ceremonies, together  with W. Hutchison, chief of the Canadian Commission. Short addresses  by these' men, speeches by Governor Hiram W. Johnson, President  Charles C. Moore and Mayor James  Rolph Jr., were part of the program  United States soldiers and military  bands formed the official escort and  Canadian anthems were the order of  the   day.  The Canadian building contains  without doubt, the most complete individual mining and agricultural exhibit in the entire exposition. It  covers 70,000 square feet and was de  signed for two chief reasons; one  was to show the American farmer  that the tide of opportunity lies toward tho wheat- fields of the west  and the other was to induce the Canadians who have emigrated to the  United States, to return.  Agriculture, fisheries, mines, forestry and horticulture, the natural  resources of Canada, are magnificently represented. The throe Canadian  railroads subsidized by tho government are exploited by photographs  and panoramas. In fact the transportation facilities of Canada havo  been made one of the chief factors  in the showing.  Art of Taxidermist  . From an artistic point of view the  display, which by the way Is not entered for award', is unique., More  than 300 head of moose, deer, buffaloes and other game have been placed in conspicuous parts of the building. The most notable feature of  the decorative work,' however, is a  wide frieze with relief work made of  grasses, leaves and shubs depicting  rural scenery in the different parts of  Canada. The. Canadian canals, the  Welland, theRideau, the Chambly,  the Ottawa, the Sault St. Marie, the  Lachine the Soulonges, the Beau-  harnols and others are shown in tableau.      ,  An Immense diorama, called "The  Past and Present of Canada" shows  with numerous specimens of Can-  dian fauna, the development of this  vast country^ Mountain quail, partridge, deer,- otter, beavers, antelope  badgers, caribou, bison, musk ox and  deer illustrate the possibilities for  the hunter and a dam of live beav-  vers'adds to this display.  A large tank of live fish of many  varieties and an exhibit of sections of  trees and woods illustrate the fisheries and forestry.  Asbestos to Gold  Cobalt, asbestos, mica, gold, silver  copper, iron lead, nickel and coal,  which are some of Canada's principal  sources of Income are also well represented. A large panorama of the  city of Vancouver and its harbor Illustrate the important part which  water transportation plays in Canada  Accurate models of ships and real  water has been used in this panorama.,A faithful reproduction of a Canadian orchard calls attention to the  fruit growing industry of Canada,  and the "royal court" which is a gallery of "paintings of'royal presonages,  is a fitting climax to the whole. The  second floor' of the building is taken  up entirely by offices, reception and  rest rooms  for Canadian visitors.  tinguished themselves. All the children did well indeed. ��������� A piano duet  was well done by Harry Taylor and  his little sister Kittie.  The second part of the'programme  was well- filled by Rev. D. A. Mar-  Rae of Cloverdale. who, delivered a  most eloquent and instructive lecture  on "Christianty and Social- Questions"'   He   held  the  large  audience  spell bound for over an hour .  (f  The chairman Rev. Mr. Reid announced that this was a fitting close  to a series of very helpful entertain-  nients during the winter months.   ���������  (h  Woman's Corner  (Edited by Frivolous)  \^M  with material and, in return for food  and shelter, are making .underclothing, shoes and stockings for themselves and others in need.  As most of the other refugees are  in concentration' camps, this plan can   FOR  SALE���������First    Clans   Piano in  "The industries of the country are  making more vagrants and cripples  than the war" John Oliver at Pen-  ticton.    Big booster is he-not.  MOUNT LEHMAN NEWS  The entertainment and lecture in  the Orange Hall was a great success  The Hall was crowded. The first part  of the programme was by the school  children trained by' Mrs. Green and  Miss Reid our public school teachers  The,flag drill showed great, skill and  good training. This was done by  Misses Beatrice Lehman, Verma  Chowen, Lucy Owen, May Gillis and  Sadie Gillis.  Then came the Pied Piper of Hamlin .dramatized by the children in  splendid form; Miss B. Lehman as  the Pied Piper and Willie Owen as  the Mayor of Hamlin certainly dis-  A Rockorfeller Plan  The Rockerfeller Foundation, has  been engaged for sonie'little time in  the work of Belgian relief. But those  who compose this body consider that  it is neither wise nor right to feed  and clothe idle people, though they  may have been very badly used. It  is thought too, loubtloss. that the  most industrious women in the world  would rather work than be left- to  brood over their wrongs and sorrows.  The experiment has begun in Holland where there -.are- -200.000  Belgians tho majority of whom are  in want of warm underclothing and  stockings. In - one great immigrant  hotel in Rotterdam there are' 700 refugees.      These have been supplied  ' *������58a__i_������_ii_B8������"a_r5a_.__������_ara  Good Morning  We Are Introducing  American Silk  . American   Cashmere  American   Cotton7Lisle  HOSIERY  They have stod the test. Give  real foot comfort'. Ne seams to  rip. Never become loose or baggy.    The shape" is knit in���������not  ��������� pressed in.    ,.   ���������   ���������*..,*  GUARANTEED   for  fineness.  style, superiority ,of material  and workmanship. ,Absolutelyl  stainless.,, Will' wear 6 'months  without holes, or hew ones free  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to evryone sending us;$1.00 in  currency or postal note, to cover advertising and shipping  charges, we will send post-paid  with written guarantee,, backed  by a five million "dollar company,   either' ���������"  3 pairs of our 75c. value  ��������� American Silk Hosiery,  or 4 pairs of our 50c value  American Cashmere Hosiery,  or 4- O'lir.'* of our 50c i-iiue:  American  Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or 6 pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give the color, , size, < and  whether Ladies' or. Gent's hosiery is desired.  DON'T DELAY���������Offffer expires when a dealer in your locality is selected.  The International Hosiery Co.  P. O. Box 244 ���������  DAYTON, OHIO, U. S. A.  wiaaBmasaawmamaMtt&nMBanMiiiiavaKiuiasn^m  ���������'Purity Flour" still Advancing in Price  ��������� ���������."-������,-..��������� '-.-��������� -....      ,,���������������������������-  Get in your stock NOW and save-money.  Why kill your wife in the kitchen when you can buy Bread  at the Abbotsford Bakery at 5 Cents a loaf?  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.  Alexandria Cafe  HUNTINGDON  Opposite B. C. E. R. Depot  Now Open Under New Management  Proprietress  MRS. JULIA CORBIN  Cafe open O a.m.  to 8  p.m.  Please give  us a call  High class Meal���������Quick Service. '  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith -  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Autemsbile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  ! __  wg������  be easily enlarged. But it is in Belgium itself that the committee sees  the greatest scope for an industry  which will very appreciably lessen  the burden borne by the generous of  America'.' It is believed that these  men and women might be employed  in   the  work  of  reconstruction.--  Jn the lace industry alone 40000  women have been'employed. There is  stock now on hand and raw material enough to carry on the industry  for some time. If part of the stock  now on hand could be sold the proceeds could be" used to 'finance .the  business in  all lace-making centres.  The' matter is being discussed in  New York and it seems to be anticipated that authority may be obtained to export the lace. This plan is  a bold one. but it is not likely it has  been put,forward by the foundation  without the due consideration- of all  the "difficulties involved.  W.  A.  Wylle,  formorly  a  minist-  ter was elected trusteo in Kamloops  at the last municipal elcctiou. Supt.  Robinson  has told him to rosign.'  splendid  condition  by Armstrong,  New   York.   Up-to-date, overstrung,  good tone in  Oak case, $135,  Cash  only, Rex, Abbotsford.  SUMAS SCHOOL HOARD  FIREWOOD  TENDERS are hereby called -' for  tho- delivery of THIRTY CORDS  of split maple, alder or birch, in four  foot lengths, to " the Huntingdon  School. .   .  Wood to be cut this spriug and to  be delivered dry, by. July 1st; payment to be made oh delivery.  TENDERS to be in hands of Sec-  rettary by March 3rd. 1015.  ���������   J. W. WTNSON, Secretary.'  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  AND   BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon ���������  Go   With   Tho  Hunch  Don't believe me but conio any night  and  see  whero the  bunch  is  _  New  Tables Just Added  Laundry Agency in Connection  |5_o_i_1  IAINTING* PROTECTS  YOUR HOUSE!  It's the repeated changes from heat to cold,  from dampness to drought, from rain to  snow, that makes wood rot and crumble  and eventually turn to. dust.  To preserve your house INDEFINITELY  from the.elements, you ought t" paint it at  regular intervals with .. '     -  Bapco Pure Paint  It covers your house with an impenetrable coating of PUREST white lead, Unseed oil and zinc, and shuts out the destructive elements for years to come. .  We sell and recommend BAPCO Pure  Paint to our customers, because we have  their best interests at heart.  Mission Hardware Co.  4   Mission City, B. C.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  lexan  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished.  Modern  M.   MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  ������ .,        '*" '$''.-. ��������� %'���������*  -iw- ';''- }'���������  '   '   v '' 'I/ >.���������''  >TV ,,  ;M?$ip>y:

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